Re: The Worker / Employer Relationship
Tue, 5 Nov 1996 17:46:50 -0500

In a message dated 96-11-05 05:59:48 EST, you write:

Also, by your own argument above, would not a more useful meme (and one
current) be "I am responsible for my own life".

Very good. This is close to "We are all self employed". The only difference
is that being self employed means being responsible to yourself AND to your

I think WaaSE is *better* because IARFM-Own-L could mean a win-lose "kill the
other guy" situation. WaaSE means only Win-Win. Win-lose is undesirable. I
still like WaaSE: responsibility for BOTH buyer and seller e.g. even trade.

Giving a gift to someone implies an even trade in exchange, not altruism and
not theft. Even giving a gift of a kidney the "seller" (giver) gets a
feeling of worth (saving a person's life) as "payment" from the "buyer". I
think this is the PROFIT in helping people. Not true altruism.

Dynamically Optimistic,

November 5, 1996
2:08 pm